Most Endangered Places

Every year, many historic properties across the state of Washington are threatened by demolition or neglect. Collectively, these properties contribute to the quality of life we enjoy and shape the daily experiences of living in small towns, large cities and rural countryside across the state. Since 1992, the Washington Trust has maintained a list of Most Endangered Places, bringing attention to threatened buildings, sites, and historic places. The Washington Trust’s basic commitment to advocate for preservation of historic and cultural resources has been unwavering – we remain your “Voice for Preservation in Washington State” – our Most Endangered list perhaps best exemplifies this commitment.

Know an endangered place? We accept nominations year round. Prior to submitting a nomination, please contact us to discuss the program requirements and over-arching goals for the threatened resource.

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Reard Freed Farmhouse

Oysterville Historic District

Scout House

Dorsey Bulding

Historic Buildings within Washington’s State Parks

Fort Steilacoom

Moran School Administration Building

Parlor Car #1799

St. Nicholas Church

Arlington High School

National Guard of Washington Armory

Morgan Middle School

BF Tabbott House

Point Hudson

Dvorak Barn

McNeil Island

Sand Point Naval Station

St. Ignatius Hospital

Donovan District

Weyerhaeuser Corporate Campus

Bush House

Valley Schoolhouse

Old Granary Building

East Seattle School

Trafton Elementary

Camp Kilworth

Post Hospital

Old City Hall

Collins Building

St. Edward’s Catholic Church

Preston-Shaffer Milling Company

Masonic Home of Washington

Roslyn Old City Hall and Library

Rookery, Mohawk, and Merton Buildings

National Historic District

Haller House

First United Methodist Church

Downtown Sprague

Murray and Rosa Morgan House

Robert Morris Earthwork

Libbey House

Our Lady of the Assumption/St. Urban’s Church

Enloe Dam Powerhouse

B Reactor, Hanford Site

Camp Waskowitz

Fowler House

Digester Building

Snohomish County Courthouse

Downtown Mount Vernon

Enchanted Valley Chalet

Colville Indian Agency

South Harbor Park Stack

Carmack House

Electric Building

Puget Power Building

Bruggemann Ranch

Vashon Elementary Gym

Old Ritzville Highschool

Packard House

Lincoln School

William O. McKay Ford

Hyer Farm

John A. Finch Boy Scout Lodge

Old Ellensburg Hospital

Hastings Buildings

Thayer Barn

Skykomish Hotel

Port Angeles Fire Station

Murray Morgan Bridge

Five Mile Schoolhouse

Elks Building

Puyallup Fish Hatchery

Camp Yeomalt WPA Log Cabin

Snoqualmie Falls Lumber Company Power Plant

Surrey Downs

Scottish Rite

Ellensburg Depot

Washington’s Historic Barns

Kelley Farm

McReavy House

Fleischmann’s Yeast Plant

Waldo General Hospital

Coke Oven Park

Shelton Gymnasium

Bureau of Reclamation Headquarters

Historical Commercial Fishing Net Sheds

Red Brick Road (Ronald Place North)

Bettinger House

Mukai Farm and Garden

Alki Homestead Restaurant

BNSF Depot

Beverly Railroad Bridge

Howard S. Wright House

Fort Walla Walla/Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial VA Medical Center

Anderson-Baum Cabin

Longfellow School

Lone Star Cement Building

Quad 7 Hangar, Boeing Field

Washington Hall

P-I Globe

Nuclear Reactor Building

Day Block

Kapus Farmstead

First Hill Apartments

First United Methodist Church

Curran House

Buchanan House (Trueblood House)

Schooner Wawona

Providence Heights College

Steilacoom Train Depot

Cascade Workers’ Cottages

Jensen-Byrd Building

Reard Freed Farmstead

Battelle/Talaris Campus

Teapot Dome Gas Station

Northern State Hospital

Green Mountain Lookout

Old Tumwater Brewery

Jefferson County Courthouse and Tower

LaFramboise Farmstead

LaCrosse Rock Houses and Station

Stephenson House

Harborview Hall

Old Woodinville School

McMillin Bridge